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sign for the water supply. nbc's miguel almaguer reports from california, sierra nevada mountains. >> reporter: in the mountains of california's gold country, this season, a different kind of boom. >> the amount of snowpack determines how much water we're going to have next summer. >> reporter: the sierra nevada snowpack sits at 134% of normal. early snowstorms have dumped half a typical winter's snowfall in just two weeks. >> that's a huge turnaround from last year. >> reporter: the change in just 12 months is dramatic. last year on this day in squaw valley. this year. but chris field and his team who won a nobel prize for their work on climate change warn snow is melting faster than ever before. >> we have been seeing earlier snowmelt, and we have been seeing this in a consistent way, and it's something we expect to continue as the climate warms. >> reporter: for now, reservoirs are filling fast, a lifeline for the nation's largest agriculture-producing state, which uses 75% of its water for irrigation. the snowpack here in the california sierras should help ease a drought that'
casino in nevada. this morning a utility worker spotted her body off the pioneer trail just a half mile from the concert site. we have live team coverage this afternoon. mike is there but we begin with eric in south lake tahoe. >> investigators are just now clearing the scene here. they say it was a water utility crew that first spotted the body of alissa around 8:30 this morning in a very high profile truck. she was found in a snow bank back here about 4 feet high out of the view of most passing cars but how she got here is still a mystery. >> after three days of desperate searching by family, friends and authorities around south lake tahoe investigators delivered the sad news this morning. >> it's be deep regret we announce we have recovered the body. >> they found the 19 year old in a snow bank along pioneer trail no more than half a mile from the snow globe music festival where she was with friends on new years eve. friends say she left early to go back to their hotel in nevada despite at least one witness who reported seeing her there after midnight. it's now unclear whether she ev
these last 60 years is to tempt travelers off interstate 80 in the utah-nevada border, with this tiny gash of high desert, casino commerce and leave lighter in the wallet. knowing precious little about the stories wendover love to tell about the racers that come here to break speed records at the nearby bonneville flats, and the plane that took off for hiroshima. but there's also the story they whispered to each other up and down the little strip, the one that shocked them all, that puzzles them still about the terrible night when three families lost their teenage children. about the dark mysteries spawned under the pointing grin of wendover will. ♪ >> it was a thursday afternoon. a windy, late winter day in the high desert, here at the local high school, star runner micaela costanzo cleaned up after track practice. mickey, as everyone called her, intended to walk home. wasn't far, about a mile. her usual ride, her sister christina was out of town. >> before we had left, me and/or my husband would always pick micaela up from school, and so we were, like, are you sure you're going to have
confirmed identity of alyssa. i have notified her father. >>reporter: authorities in nevada had been key part of the search because she was headed toward the horizon hotel in lake tahoe, nevada but her body was found about half mile away from the snow globe concert she had been attending which is in south lake tahoe, california. investigators say she may have been disoriented during her walk. >> if she was heading to the horizon in nevada she was going the wrong direction. >>reporter: alyssa body found on the other side of snow berm. investigators say she was fully clothed and no signs of foul my and nothing to lead them to believe she had been hit by a car. but there are still details that have to be ironed out. including one report that she had been seen at the horizon hotel just after the snow globe concert fichlt that person did sea her it is possible that she jumped on a shuttle or got a ride back to the snow globe area so we have got a lot of leg work still to do. >>reporter: investigators are lacking for footprints in the snow and other clue to piece together what happened. al
, en ciudad juárez, nevada historica cube el territorio y es zona de emergencia afecta 22 estados en ciudad de méxico 22 vuelos desviados, dicen que el frío seguirá en la región . >> caos por conflicto de transporte en elsal el salvador . ,>> mnenores con lios en la ley en aumento en colombia . >> [♪ ♪] . >> este domingo aprobara el congreso reforma de migratoria . >> puede que no tengamos votosp ara la totalidad pero pedazo a pedazo . >> vamos a tratar de buscar los votos primeros . >> la reforma de migratoria no es político es de justicia con imperativa mora . >> el presidente debe ejercer el gobierno . >> elnuevo gobernador de puerto rico no quiere que sea estado de estados unidos . >> la primera pregunta esta mal redactada . >> hago lanatur ,en la lengua dejalo en la lengua . >> explotalo con el paladar, todo en al punto . >> [♪ ♪] . >> . >> el alto índice de crimen en colombia preocupa agrava el panorama es el número de niños en delitos de bogotá tenemos porque más menores son parte de las bandas y los esfuerzos para evitar que aumenten . >> la cifra con
. woman: all the growth and everything that's occurred in southern nevada has been with colorado river water. without it, the west as you know it today couldn't exist. narrator: to sustain their growing community with its limited supply, las vegas learned to be extremely efficient. mulroy: this is a desert, and it has its own beauty, but you have to get beyond what you're used to. as long as people recognize they're moving to the desert and give up this notion that they have to bring eastern vegetation with them and make the necessary adaptations in their own life, desert communities can continue to live. man: the biggest water user in the desert is turf. turf uses a lot of irrigation and uses spray irrigation, so what we've done here is use artificial turf. you're never going to be able to achieve the look of back east or the look of, say, california, with subtropical plants, but our landscapes are still lush and use about 30% of what the subtropical landscape with turf would use. las vegas has adopted a drought tolerant ordinance. we're using less water today than we used five years
and the other system along the pacific northwest, snow over the rockies and snow as far as sierra-nevada, chilly in san francisco with highs of 12. p.m. eastern, 6:00 p.m. paci, only on link tv. >> time for a reminder of the top stories here on al-jazeera. hugo chavez supporters turn out in force as caracas as the national assembly deflects the president's health crisis. police in pakistan trying to identify a man killed by an angry mob for allegedly desecrating the quran and rebels in central african province have taken another town in their fight against the government. to the conflict in syria and al-jazeera has several teams on the ground across the country. one of them is in hama where there is a severe shortage of medicine and doctors. our correspondent has more on what the team has seen. >> in syria, nowhere is safe. this woman was injured when government forces shelled a funeral procession in hamma. she was paying respects to some of those killed in an earlier attack. there are no more hospitals left here. they've either been bombed out by bashar al-assad's army or transformed into bases
? >> [inaudible] >> in earring ton nevada. we went there once and she has a beautiful house and live there is and now she is even running for the council of her tribe. laverne was going to surprise me and be here this evening, but she had an outbreak of one of her illnesses. her foot started to bleed and now she has to be on crutches for a while, so she had to turn in her plane ticket and her taxi fare, but otherwise she would have been here tonight and many of us know laverne and we would like to say a prayer that she gets better soon and can come and see us. this is for laverne. yes. please let's clap our hands for laverne. [applause] >> thank you. laverne roberts was honored here in this space two years ago. thank you laverne. and i think i can say a lot more about being indian and how much i am proud to be indian. i did work in the school district for more than 20 years, and the people that i work with they still call me up and tell me their troubles, and ask for help sometimes, but thank you very much for all of you to come tonight. [applause] >> all right. thank you gw
patrons. tonight his rap sheet. >> she was headed to the horizon in nevada she was going to the wrong direction. >> a wrong turn in the dark and cold of night may explain how one teenager died after a concert at lake tahoe. good evening, everyone, i'm carolyn johnson. >> it's a story ending in tragedy this morning. a worker discovered a body of 19-year-old alisa byrne missing since early new year's day. she was walking to her hotel in subfreezing temperatures. we're live tonight in lake petaluma where her friends will be gathering tonight. john? >> this memorial has been building all day since word spread about what happened. a few minutes ago people started showing up and watching, neiling writing on the board. there are items on the fence, flowers, stuffed animals, poster board with messages. this has been a outpouring of emotion leading up to the vigil. there are a number of personal mementos here. a baseball, a basketball and a quilt and friends left messages and her life and smile live on, i wish you can see things people have done to show how much they love you. she graduated in
was headed towards horizon hotel in lake tahoe, nevada but the body found a half mile away from the snow globe concert she'd been attending which is in south lake tahoe, california. investigators say she may have been disoriented during her walk. >> if shem5j.a was heading to te horizon, she was going the wrong direction. >> her body was found on the other side of a snow birm. investigators say she was fully clothed and there were no signs of foul play, nothing to lead them to believe she'd been hit by a car but there are still details including one report she'ds9ixz been seent horizon hotel just after the snow globe concert. >> if that person did see her, it's possible that she jumped  back to snow globe area so. we've got a lot of leg work still to do. >> investigators are looking for footprints in the snow and other clues to piece together what happened. they believe this san accidental death, they'll be ending her body for a comprehensive autopsy. >> because of this case, and the circumstances, we want to be as thorough as possible. >> and as part of that autopsy they'll be conducti
given them a majority in the senate. delaware's christine o'donnell, colorado's ken buck, nevada's sharron angle, missouri's todd akin, and indiana's richard mourdock, and then you add in the fact that the rightward leaning gop electorate has also attracted some fringy candidates to the presidential race who led according to the polls at different points. let's take a quick walk down memory lane and revisit these names and faces. donald trump led at one point, michele bachmann led at one point, rick perry, herman cain, newt gingrich, rick santorum. what do they have in common? they were leading in the polls. what's your prescription for this primary problem? >> well, my next endeavor, the nonpaying one, is going to be to head up the republican main street partnership to give comfort and cover to both center right republicans and center left, i guess, democrats to stand up from the fringe groups on the right and left who have the courage to do the right thing. you know, if governor rendell and i were in charge, we would have fixed this thing. >> thank you both. >>> coming up, the
of california that we have mou's with out of nevada and other surrounding states so that in the event an incident of this magnitude happens there is sufficient response personnel notified postured and deployed to keep a continuous line of assistance from the private municipal sector moving into the stricken area in san francisco to support and reconstitute those life lines across all disciplines, telecommunication, water, waste water, gas and energy. >> thank you. mr. brig. >> good afternoon. when we talk about resill yepbs and resiliency for the san francisco public works, the sfpuc not only provides those life lines to san francisco, but we also operate the hetch hetchy regional water system that supplies a great amount of water for a large part of the bay area, 2 1/2 million customers. and for a regional supplier like ourselves when resiliency comes sbat conversation you are talking about earthquakes come up already and terrorism as well and we've done a lot to put our money where our mouth is. we are right in the middle of investing 4 1/2 billion dollars in our water system. mo
staying at the horizon casino resort in stateline nevada. it appears byrne chose to walk from the music festival back to the resort.apparently several people at the festival did the same because there was a long line for the shuttle. authorities say her body was found just off this stretch of pioneer trail, between black bart avenue and al tahoe blvd. which means if she was walking back to the resort.she presumably made a wrong turn, because the resort is this way. keep in mind this area is covered with snow right now.and plows created snow banks along pioneer trail. the utility worker noticed her body over a snowbank.about 10 feet off the road. >> catherine: allyssa lived with her parents in petaluma. family members and friends have been stopping at the home throughout the day. reporters about what the family is going through.especially alyssa's mothe, kim. >> obviously, kim is very distraught and the entire family. we did not expect this out, and we're going to deal with it now as best we can. >> i want to think the entire community of the lake tahoe, and the police department for eve
to the hotel on the nevada border. they say that there were no signs of trauma. >> the father came to where we had the road blocked off. and did talk to him. and we also had a identifying tattoo on the body that helped us to make the identification. >> it is still early in the investigation. but authorities believe that she been lost due to the freezing temperatures. >>> a 13-year-old girl is in critical condition after being hit by a car in san francisco. the police was hit around 8:00 last night while walking with her family on pine street near stockton. she was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. right now there's no word on if the police detained the driver. >>> in san jose, the chp is trying to figure out just moments before a driver hit and killed a man on highway 101. that happened just before 7:00 last night. and the officers said that the man may have been trying to cross the highway. >>> volunteers in the east bay are getting ready for a post christmas tradition. they're going to dump hundreds of christmas trees in the lake. and we're there with more on why t
. the search had been handled by nevada authorities but body has been found in california. >> the body was fully clothed and there doesn't appear to be anything that would indicate foul play at this time. once we're done processing the scene there will be an autopsy down in sacramento. >> investigator says she may have been disoriented because they believe she was heading in the wrong direction while trying to get to the hotel but there have been conflicting reports she may have been gene at the society hotel gechblt it's not clear how she got to the point where her body was found. >>ed bowy found over an enbankment s there a possibility she may have been hit by a car? >> that is a possibility rg from viewing the body there didn't appear to be indication that have. there was auy5nñ large enbankmet about four feet high. >> s? been shaken bit news. investigators say her father went to the scene today. >> i extended our condolences.
-driving car. google has been test driving them in the bay area and nevada. next week toyota and audi will unavailable theirs there. is a quick look at the toyota self-driving car. but cisco said there's more to be done. >> the self-driving cars, if it's only a segment of the cars and not all cars really doesn't solve the problem. but if we unable all cars to be connected and have the self-driving mechanisms built into them then the future surf report much closer. >> they have been collaborating with automakers, parts suppliers and government agencies both in the u.s. and europe. universal standards will have to be developed. sis coestimates it will cost 6 to $8 billion to create an intelligent transportation network. the future of tv will also be in the spotlight. audible magic will be announcing new partnerships that test interactive advertising. this is video that shows how it works. it identifies the video and audio of a commercial and delivers pop-ups to allow consumers to obtain additional product information. idea is to capitalize on a viewer's interest instantly. >> that comme
face a roggy hearing. the nevada senator has a history of blunt statements talking about the jewish lobby on capitol hill. hagel has resisted sanctions against iran and balked at hesbelloh as a terrorist i have issues of the statements he made in the past and his support on vietnam. - iran. >> his time to purple hearts serving in vietnam makes him eligible. president obama is throwing support with hagel and. heextraordinary work in the and served the country with valor in vietnam and on my intelligence advisory board. doing an outstanding job. >> no decision was made on the top pentagon spot, jamie. >> thank you so much, james . and four people are dead after a long police stand off in a town home in aurora, colorado. a swat team responding after shots were heard inside of the building at 3:00 a.m.. hours later the suspect was killed firing at officers from a second story window. another two men and a woman found dead in the home. the incident occurring four miles from the aurora mile where a gunman killed 12 people in the midnight showing of the dark knight rises . the storm that d
, the certificate of electoral vote of the state of nevada seems to be regular in form and authentic, and it appears that barack obama of illinois received six votes for president and joseph biden of delaware received six votes for vice-president. >> mr. president, another set of the electoral vote of the state of new hampshire seems to be regular in form and authentic, and it appears that barack obama of illinois received four votes for president and joseph biden of delaware received a lot of votes for vice president. >> the certificate of the electoral vote of new jersey seems to be regular in farm and authentic, and it appears there from the barack obama of illinois received 14 votes for president and joseph biden received 14 votes for vice president. >> mr. president, a certificate of electoral votes of at the state of new mexico seems to be regular in form and authentic, and it appears that barack obama of illinois received five votes for president and joseph biden of delaware received five votes for vice president. >> mr. president, other certificate of the electoral vote of the great state of
for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of nevada appears to be regular in form and authentic and it appears there from that barack obama has received six votes for president and joe biden has received six votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of new hampshire appears to be regular in form and authentic and it appears there from that barack obama has received four votes for president and joe biden has received four votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of new jersey appears to be regular in form and authentic and it appears there form that barack obama has received 14 votes for president and joe biden has received 14 votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of new mexico appears to be regular in the form and authentic, and it appears there from that barack obama of the state of illinois received via a a -- five votes for president and joe biden of the state of delaware received five votes for vice president. >> mr.
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